Monthly Archives: December 2010

Marketing Smells

Sitting at home, minding my own business, I get interrupted by the landline ringing. I pick up the phone, hear some office background noise and the line goes dead. Shortly after that the phone rings again. I answer. This time … Continue reading

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eScript Checklist

Checklists are a great way to help you catch common mistakes by focusing your attention on the items on the list. In the tradition of Code Complete, here’s a checklist for coding eScript in Siebel. I’ve┬áincluded items that are specific … Continue reading

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Cannot set a value for field %1 because it is not active. (SBL-EXL-00147)

If you get the following error, it means you’re trying to update the value of a field when it is not active. Active, meaning retrieved from the database and therefore available for manipulation from Siebel. Cannot set a value for … Continue reading

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Setting Up A Samsung Galaxy Tab Using The Cell C Speed Stick SIM

For now the Samsung Galaxy Tab is not one of the devices that can be set up by dialling *147# and selecting “1-Data Settings”. You’ll need to set up the APN manually. Navigate to Settings > Wireless and network > … Continue reading

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